Dumplings and Noodles by Pippa Middlehurst

Dumplings And Noodles by Pippa Middlehurst

Recently released Dumplings and Noodles by Pippa Middlehurst has been the subject of some controversy since it was published, and I can’t give a comprehensive review without touching on reasons for that. At its heart, this remains a review of the cookery book from a reader, cook and greedy person’s perspective. Contents What’s the Controversy? ... Read more »

The Philosophy of Cheese by Patrick McGuigan

The Philosophy of Cheese by Patrick McGuinan (cover)

I bought this delightful little yellow book on an impulse, drawn to it by the simple illustration of cheese on its cover, and its erudite title, The Philosophy of Cheese. After all, cheese is a serious business (as well as a personal addiction). In about 100 pages, McGuigan leads us through the history of cheese. ... Read more »

Green Couscous With Prawns

Green couscous with prawns recipe from Roasting Pan Suppers by Rosie Sykes

Couscous is an excellent alternative carbohydrate to rice, potatoes and pasta when you’re looking for a change. This delicious and simple recipe for green couscous with prawns combines prawns, peas, spinach, preserved lemons, olives and parsley with couscous to create a colourful, delicious meal. The recipe comes from Rosie’s latest book, Roasting Pan Suppers which ... Read more »

Cauliflower Kuku

Cauliflower kuku recipe from Roasting Pan Suppers by Rosie Sykes

I love kuku, a herby, omelette-like dish hailing from Iran. I first came across it in local Persian restaurants close to my home in North London, often served as a starter, snack or side. Here, Rosie Sykes has added cauliflower, raisins and spice to fresh coriander and dill to create a hearty vegetarian dish. The ... Read more »

Roasting Pan Suppers by Rosie Sykes

Roasting Pan Suppers (book cover)

Roasting Pan Suppers is a new cookbook written by food writer and chef Rosie Sykes. Published by the National Trust Books, it joins a collection of publications including recipe books covering a range of categories, from bread and puddings to roasts and slow cooking. The cover image speaks comfort food. Wholesome, nourishing comfort food. A ... Read more »

Edd Kimber’s Slab Scone

Edd Kimber's Slab Scone Recipe

If you know anything about food writer Edd Kimber, you’ll already know to expect a beautifully considered set of delicious recipes in any cookbook he creates. That’s certainly proved to be the case in his latest title, One Tin Bakes from which this delicious Slab Scone recipe is taken. What’s a slab scone, you ask? ... Read more »

Edd Kimber’s Chocolate Cream Pie

Edd Kimber's Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

This decadent Chocolate Cream Pie recipe is another delicious treat fromĀ One Tin Bakes, the latest cookbook by Edd Kimber. The first step is to create and blind-bake a sweet pastry case. Next, is to make a thick chocolate custard filling, and top with sweet vanilla cream and chocolate curls. Think you might enjoy this book? ... Read more »

Edd Kimber’s Anzac Caramel Chocolate Slices

Edd Kimber's Anzac Caramel Chocolate Slices Recipe

This clever recipe for Anzac Caramel Chocolate Slices comes from Edd Kimber”s latest book, One Tin Bakes. Edd combines the traditional ingredients of an Anzac cookie with the caramel and chocolate layers of millionaire’s shortbread, creating a fabulous new fusion bake! Learn more about the book in my full review of Edd’s One Tin Bakes, ... Read more »

One Tin Bakes by Edd Kimber

One Tin Bakes (book jacket)

I first met Edd Kimber shortly after he won the first ever series of Great British Bake Off in 2010 (which I loved), and have really enjoyed seeing his career in food writing, food photography and recipe development grow and grow and grow. By any measure, he’s established a hugely successful career during the last ... Read more »